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Georgetown vs Villanova Pick & Preview: Monday, January 16th Betting Odds

Hoyas vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Georgetown Hoyas at Villanova Wildcats
  • Where: Villanova at Finneran Pavilion
  • Date: Monday, January 16th
  • Betting Odds: Georgetown +14.5, GEORGE +783 | VILL -1435 O/U 142.5

Hoyas Preview:

Georgetown will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Villanova in order to snap their current 8 game losing streak. So far, the Hoyas have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 0-6. For the season, Georgetown has been the underdog in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 0-10. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Hoyas being +14.5 point underdogs.

Georgetown’s leading scorer this season is Amir Spears, who is averaging 15.28 points per contest. So far, Spears has accounted for 21.43% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.44 rebounds per game and 5.11 assists. Brandon Murray is the second leading scorer for the Hoyas, averaging 15.0 points per game. Between him and Murray, they are accounting for 37.8% of the team’s scoring.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Georgetown this season, as they are currently ranked 218th in college basketball at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Hoyas’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 236th in the NCAA.

Wildcats Preview:

Villanova will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Georgetown in order to snap their current 3 game losing streak. So far this season, Villanova has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-4. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Wildcats as the -14.5 point favorites. The Wildcats have been favored 16 times, going 8-8 straight up.

Villanova will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Caleb Daniels who is averaging 16.67 points per game for the Wildcats. Daniels is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Wildcats’ offensive game plan is the play of Eric Dixon who has hit 51.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 16.5 points per game.

Coming into today’s game, Villanova will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Wildcats are ranked 158th at 72.6 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 662nd ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Villanova is close to the NCAA average at 35.9%.

Free Spread Prediction: Georgetown Hoyas +14.5

In our analysis of this matchup, we believe that Villanova’s fast-paced style of play will give them an advantage against the Georgetown Hoyas, who prefer a slower game. Despite the large -14.5 point spread, the Wildcats’ fast-paced style should play a large role in them cruising to an easy victory. We recommend betting on Villanova to not only win but also cover the spread against Georgetown.

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